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better weekend, everybody. >> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. >> straight ahead, a feisty debate between the vice presidential nominees and thaiss park on a number of issues -- and they sparred on a number of issues. >> a fantastic game at nationals park yesterday. jayson werth getting a home run in the ninth inning, sending the national star game 5 tonight against the cardinals. a great way to get started this warnmorning. it's friday, october 12.
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i am steve chenevey. >> i am cynne simpson. >> we have some weather to talk about. it's 49 degrees in washington, 39 at dulles airport 37 in martinsburg, 34 in cumberland. cool and becoming a breezy today. highs in the mid 30's this afternoon with a northwest wind at 10-20. low 60's today in outlying areas. we have a freeze watched today infrom tonight into early saturday morning. the weekend looks agreeable, low 70's by sunday. now to angela for the commute.
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>> we made it to the end of the workweek. starting off pretty nicely. we are dodging construction cones. around the beltway in maryland over the northwest branch, the left lane is closed on the inner loop and outer loop. and in college park, the left lane of the exit ramp is closed. in virginia, prince william police reporting an accident between 234 and aspen ave. accident with injuries. back to you. >> thank you. our top story, an incredible finished for must win games for the nationals. jayson werth getting on walk- off-home-run in the bottom of the ninth inning sending the nationals through today's games 5. >> the winner will face the giants in the championship series.
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tim brant takes us back to nationals park. >> the question begs, are you ready for game 5 tonight? the nationals are alive and well. d.c. got its first postseason win him since 1933. it was a classic. we pick it up in the bottom of the seventh inning. adam laroche. barrels it to deep center field. homerun. the nationals leading 1-0 over the cardinals. jordan zimmermann struck out the batter. all that set the stage for jayson werth in the bottom of the ninth inning. 96 miles an hour, a fastball over the wall. let the celebrations begin. the nationals win, 2-1 with game 5 looming.
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>> jayson werth had not hit that many home runs this year. it was a great effort on his part. >> it comes down to 1 pitch. >> we know nothing is going to be easy. we have a life, a heartbeat. >> nowhe nationals have the momentum. wizards lost their preseason game to the knicks last night, 108-101. >> we spoke to some national stands after the game. granite bay expressed relief at how things turned around. >> i was thinking it was time for jason to get a walk-off- home-run. >> it worked. it was unbelievable, a truly momentous moment. a lot of people were getting
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worried today. we realize you have to have heart and debated. >> first pitch tonight at 8:30 and nationals park. that will air on tbs. >> unspecified denied game metro will delay the start of scheduled track work until the crowds have gone through the system. it was a long night for orioles fans in 13 innings but they bounced back against the yankees. we will have a recap of back in the next hour. >> a busy night in politics. a far from boring debate between the vice presidential nominees. president obama's campaign hoping for a strong performance out of the joseph biden. >> they had a wider range of issues over 90 minutes.
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>> the first and only vice- presidential debate sparked fireworks >> . it's been done a couple times. >> joe biden and paul ryan had stark differences on domestic policy it, including how to fix the economy. >> we are going. in the wrong going the economy is barely moving along. >> for a guy who says 47% of the americans are not willing to take responsibility. they pay more effective tax and governor romney pays in its federal income taxes. >> nam le went after obama for his response to the u.s. consulate attack in libya. >> it took the president two weeks to acknowledge this was a terrorist attack. -- ryan went after obama. >> joe biden often laughed at
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ryan's arguments >> . joe biden understood he had to go out there and do what president obama failed to do last week. >> i thought joe biden was great to night. i cannot be prouder of him. >> i think the vice president knows that sometimes the words don't come out the right way. [laughter] >> but i always say what i mean. >> the next big debate is next tuesday when president obama and mitt romney will square off for the second round in new york. brandi hitt, abc news, ky. >> vice-president joe biden stirred up debate when he laughed and smiled several times during his face-off with ryan. two to accounts or prompted by this.
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>> talented mitt romney remains on the campaign trail with a stop in richmond later this morning. >> we have some news that may put a chill on your plans to eat ice cream. >> walmart could end up with a black eye on black friday. years linda bell. >> happy friday. walmart may have more to deal with than long lines at some stores. customers try to grab bargains the day after thanksgiving. unhappy employees are planning rallies, flash mobs, and other public events on walmart on one of the busiest shopping days of the year. workers have been protesting low wages, or work conditions, and a pattern of retaliation from the company. walmart says it cannot speculate on what will happen on that day at wal-mart stores. there's a recall. there's a warning that the
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buckeye classic and the peanut butter ice cream may contain salmonella. you should return it to the store to get a refund. i hire open for stocks expected this morning. postage stamps, the price is going up once again. details on that in the next hour. live at bloomberg headquarters in new york, linda bell reporting for abc 7 news. >> 4:39, 46 degrees. >> just a couple hours away from a big event aimed at fighting breast cancer. time for the susan g. komen washington 3-day. how you can
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>> its friday morning. >> all week long you have been hearing about the nobel prizes. the nobel peace prize will be announced today. jummy olabanji has the latest. >> norway's public broadcaster says it has confirmed the european union has received this year's nobel peace prize.
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we will officially find out the winner after 5:00 this morning. that's when the five-member panel will announce the winner. but several sources in norway are reporting that the european union will win the nobel peace prize. reuters is citing some of their sources, saying they will win for uniting europe over several financial crises. we are watching all of our affiliates overseas, waiting for the official announcement, and we will update our viewers as soon as we get that. back to you. >> thank you. thousands of people about to hit the streets to take a huge fight in the step against breast cancer. >> the susan g. komen walk takes off in a couple hours. they will raise money for the fight against breast cancer. abc 7 is a proud sponsor.
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you can find advice and information on our website jacqui jeras will join us live from southeast d.c. for that, coming up. >> be careful because you will see a lot of folks walking this weekend. you can help in the fight by logging onto your computer. >> go to for each like we receive, we will donate a dollar to breast cancer research. >> led go to adam caskey. >> a very cool morning. let's take a look at the chilling numbers. 39 in gaithersburg, 36 in frederick, 37 in martinsburg 34 in cumberland. even cooler than this by this time tomorrow, possibly below freezing in outlying suburbs by early saturday want. partly cloudy today, cool and
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breezy, high temperatures in the low to mid 60's. that will be brief. most of the day will be spent in the '50s. a northwesterly wind at 10-20. tonight, clear and cold. anywhere from 28 to 40. 40 degrees along the waterways. there's a freeze watch in effect tonight, all the counties shaded in dark blue. tomorrow, mostly sunny, but still low 60's. warmer by sunday, 72 degrees. a good day for the redskins at fedex field. now to angela. >> moving quite well in the virginia area. even springfield and arlington looking good. following one accidents in virginia, prince william police say that there's a crash with injuries near 234. we are dealing with construction on southbound 95 between falmouth and fredericksburg.
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two left lanes blocked. in maryland, construction on 270 southbound, moving quite well once you get past the closure. that between monocracy rear end 80 in urbana. back to you. >> thank you. it's 46 degrees. >> a d.c. councilman talking about being at the center of a scandal. jim gramm respondi
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>> the two adult suspects charged with severely beating an energy analyst near eastern market will appear in court today. tommy branch and michael moore will never preliminary hearing. the victim's wife will be there. t.c. maslin was robbed and critically wounded in the attack in august and suffered severe brain injuries. >> these guys took everything we have worked for.
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i want them to know who i am and to see the effects of what they've done. correct he's now facing a fourth brain operation. he has a two-year-old son. his wife is organizing a safety festival which will be held october 21 to prevent similar tragedies. d.c. councilman jim graham speaking out after an investigation and found he violated standards after he served on a board. he said he would consider helping them land a contract with the d.c. lottery. >> what we are talking about it is maybe one sentence at the end of a meeting. it was something i said in a very offhand manner, if i said it. >> the report found no evidence that he had any financial stake in the project. >> and controversial ads at four
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metro stations are sparking more opposition. then s.a., "support israel, defeat jihad." a group plans to unveil its own advertising campaign designed to counter the hads. last friday a federal judge ordered that they be displayed. it's friday, 47 degrees. >> there is a list of the worst s
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captioned by the national captioning institute >> rise and shine. >> let's check in with adam caskey for the forecast as it getting cooler out there. >> good morning. definitely cooler. temperatures will be even colder than now. it's 35 in inwood clarksburg, 39. 4-d in manassas, 44 in chevy chase. you will want a jacket this morning. -- 40 in manasseh . partly cloudy, breezy today high temperature of 64. game 5 nationals against cardinals today, it's going to be a chilly night at the ballpark, game time temperatures around 50 degrees, then dropping into the mid 40's throughout the ball game. you will need long sleeves and a coat at the ballpark.
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cold tonight, the upper 20s to nearly 40 degrees. a freeze watch in effect for all the counties shaded in dark blue. saturday morning looks like the coldest morning we have seen yet this fall. 64 degrees and breezy today. saturday 62 and cool. 72 on sunday for the redskins game. >> friday morning light and nice for the most part. we have cleared construction on the beltway in maryland. a live look at how things are moving across the american legion bridge into montgomery county. traffic is moving well on the inner loop and the outer loop. continuing past connecticut avenue to 95 as well. in the district, not seeing any major trouble spots. in virginia, looking pretty good around the beltway. traffic cones have been lifted. there's an accident near highway
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234 on belfourt rd. back to you. >> thank you. baseball fans witnessed another happy moments yesterday. >> an army sergeant surprised his wife and their two children during the game. he had been serving in afghanistan the last four months. >> pretty overwhelming. i did not know what to do or say. i was very surprised. >> very happy to see him after so many months. >> what's it like? >> happy. >> the family lived in germany but the mother and children? to our region for vacation not knowing theirhe was in town. >> and there he was. >> it would not be a surprise if
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a baseball fan called out sick this week perhaps to attend the game at nationals park. cracks will you give a lame excuse? there is a list of worst excuses this year. i cannot make it because the sobriety tool to start the car was broken. and how about this -- my grandmother's body was exhumed . how about -- my dog was having a nervous breakdown. >> i think they need to keep working on the list. 4:57 right now, 47 degrees. >> and there's a new movie.
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